IRSAC expands to cover more areas of the IRS; IRPAC and ACT to join centralized advisory committee in 2019

IRSAC expands to cover more areas of the IRS; IRPAC and ACT to join centraliz advisory committee in 2019

IR-2018-212, Nov. 1, 2018

IR-2018-212, Nov. 1, 2018

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announc today that the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council’s role will expand in 2019 to have a wider portfolio and incorporate two other advisory groups.

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announc today that the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council’s role will expand in 2019 to have a wider portfolio and incorporate two other advisory groups.

The expand IRSAC will include areas currently cover by both the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) and the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governt Entities (ACT). The combin advisory group will provide a more unifi platform for representatives of the tax community and the IRS to discuss pressing issues in tax administration.

The expand IRSAC will include areas currently cover by both the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) and the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governt Entities (ACT). The combin advisory group will provide a more unifi platform for representatives of the tax community and the IRS to discuss pressing issues in tax administration.

Last year, IRSAC encourag the IRS to explore how the advisory committee can best serve the nes of tax administration. In addition, the IRS want to find a way to help streamline groups organiz under the Feral Advisory Committee Act (FACA), an area that had been review in 30 years.

Last year, IRSAC encourag the IRS to explore how the advisory committee can best serve the nes of tax administration. In addition, the IRS want to find a way to help streamline groups organiz under the Feral Advisory Committee Act (FACA), an area that had been review in 30 years.

The IRS with current and former leaders of IRSAC and IRPAC as well as ACT to discuss the structure of the group. The three groups frequently had common overlapping issues – such as modernization and digital services – as well as members who had in into wider tax administration issues beyond their individual advisory groups.

The IRS with current and former leaders of IRSAC and IRPAC as well as ACT to discuss the structure of the group. The three groups frequently had common overlapping issues – such as modernization and digital services – as well as members who had in into wider tax administration issues beyond their individual advisory groups.

Following discussions, the group agre that the IRSAC would adjust its structure to focus on four subcommittees tracking the four IRS operating divisions: Wage and Investt, Small Business and Self Employ, Tax Exempt and Governt Entities and Large Business and International. IRSAC will also continue looking at other areas at the IRS beyond those divisions.

Following discussions, the group agre that the IRSAC would adjust its structure to focus on four subcommittees tracking the four IRS operating divisions: Wage and Investt, Small Business and Self Employ, Tax Exempt and Governt Entities and Large Business and International. IRSAC will also continue looking at other areas at the IRS beyond those divisions.

“As a former chair of IRSAC, I’ve seen first-hand the value this committee brings to the IRS and the tax community,” s IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “The committee structure will provide the tax community a bigger, more prominent platform to make recomdations regarding taxpayer service, enhancets in enforcet and utilization of . This structure will continue to provide an important voice for the information reporting and tax-exempt communities.”

“As a former chair of IRSAC, I’ve seen first-hand the value this committee brings to the IRS and the tax community,” s IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “The committee structure will provide the tax community a bigger, more prominent platform to make recomdations regarding taxpayer service, enhancets in enforcet and utilization of . This structure will continue to provide an important voice for the information reporting and tax-exempt communities.”

Currently, there are approximately 50 members between the three groups. For the expand IRSAC in 2019, there will be 36 members on the combin group. For the first year of the group, there will be three co-chairs for IRSAC – representing the incoming chairs from IRSAC, IRPAC and ACT. Beginning in 2020, there will be one chair.

Currently, there are approximately 50 members between the three groups. For the expand IRSAC in 2019, there will be 36 members on the combin group. For the first year of the group, there will be three co-chairs for IRSAC – representing the incoming chairs from IRSAC, IRPAC and ACT. Beginning in 2020, there will be one chair.

The IRS had made major changes to the advisory group process since the 1990s. IRSAC dates to 1953, when it was call the Commissioner’s Advisory Group. It was renam IRSAC in 1998 to reflect the agency-wide focus.

The IRS had made major changes to the advisory group process since the 1990s. IRSAC dates to 1953, when it was call the Commissioner’s Advisory Group. It was renam IRSAC in 1998 to reflect the agency-wide focus.

Other IRS groups organiz under FACA, including the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee, the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel and the Art Advisory Panel, are unaffect by this change. For more see the IRS Advisory Committees General Information page on IRS.gov.

Other IRS groups organiz under FACA, including the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee, the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel and the Art Advisory Panel, are unaffect by this change. For more see the IRS Advisory Committees General Information page on IRS.gov.


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